The Engineering of why British Railways can’t cope with the heatwaves?

Long Read

The UK’s rail service has been hit with widespread train delays and high levels of cancellations during the heatwave. The whole of the east coast line between Edinburgh and London was closed for hours on July 20 because of the heat. So why is the heatwave causing so...

Heat pumps – How can the UK install 600,000 a year by 2028?

Deep Dive

In its bid to massively reduce household use of greenhouse gases to net zero by 2050, the UK government aims to encourage the installation of 600,000 heat pumps a year by 2028. Heat pumps are a relatively new technology that take heat from the air outside, or the...

Bath Abbey begins Eco Project to heat itself using the city’s hot springs

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Bath Abbey has kicked off a project to heat itself using water from Bath's famous hot springs. The project - the first of its kind - will source its energy for a ground source heat pump which will use the water that flows out of the Roman Baths...